The project consists of several structures, each employing various parts of a Boeing 747-200 aircraft. Wing House is the main residence and uses both of the main wings as well as two stabilizers from the tail section in order to serve as a roof for the master bedroom.
It would be real hard to imagine that someone living in the heart of a city as modern as New York can actually live in a green sanctuary that exudes both environmental values and eco-friendly design. But thatâ€™s exactly the pleasant surprise that youâ€™ll find when you step into Dominique Camacho (owner of Sustainable NYC) and Gary Hirschkronâ€™s home.
Johannesburg, South Africa is the beautiful setting for this amazing architectural masterpiece. Designed by Nico Van Der Meulen Architects, this 1,400 sqm residence in Eccleston Rd, Bryanston, stands tall on a sloped terrain, which was the reason for constructing a large basement as a base for the structure on the lower side of the building.
There are so many, many, ways to build a green home. This one, a clear glass cube, is a studio for a photographer. Designed by Toronto-based firm GH3, it sits atop his boathouse on a Canadian lake.
It is a live/work studio (the translucent part up…